Uffizi Gallery

The Uffizi Gallery is one of the largest and most visited museums in the world with more than two million visitors every year.
Inside are masterpieces mainly from the 14th century and the Renaissance period; artists such as Giotto, Simone Martini, Piero della Francesca, Beato Angelico, Filippo Lippi, Botticelli, Mantegna, Correggio, Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, as well as masterpieces of European painting, especially German, Dutch and Flemish.

The corridors are adorned with the Medici family's collection of statues and busts from antiquity.

The building, commissioned in 1560 by Cosimo I de’ Medici from artist Giorgio Vasari, is located in the heart of Florence next to Palazzo della Signoria and stretches as far as the Arno River.

The most important works in the Uffizi Gallery

Among the numerous works of art that can be admired at the Uffizi, the most famous are:

  • Birth of Venus (Botticelli, 1482-1485)
  • Adoration of the Magi (Leonardo, 1481-1482)
  • Annunciation (Leonardo, 1472-1475)
  • Madonna of the Goldfinch (Raphael, 1506)
  • Venus of Urbino (Titian, 1538)

Buy online and skip long queues

If you want to avoid long lines of two to three hours at the museum ticket office, we recommend buying your ticket online, which grants you priority entrance.

Museum opening hours

The museum can be visited from Tuesday to Sunday from 8.15 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. Closing time begins at 6.35 p.m.
The museum is closed every Monday.
Extraordinary closures are on 1st January, 1st May, 25th December.

Where the Uffizi Gallery is located

The Uffizi Gallery is located in the heart of Florence at Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6.

It is about 15 minutes from Santa Maria Novella railway station where you should park if you arrive in Florence by car or where the shuttle bus arrives from Florence airport.

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